BIONB 3950

BIONB 3950

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2020-2021.

Focuses on how different molecular and genetic approaches have led to major advances in neuroscience. Lectures, student presentations, and discussions examine original research articles. Topics include ligand-gated channels, potassium channels, seven membrane spanning receptors, olfaction, pain and cold receptors, neurotransmitter release, neural networks, epilepsy, optogenetics, and circadian rhythms.

When Offered Fall (offered in even-numbered years only).

Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite: BIONB 2220 or BIOMG 3300 or BIOMG 3320.

Distribution Category (PBS-AS, BIO-AS)

Outcomes
  • Demonstrate mastery of reading primary scientific literature in molecular neuroscience
  • Demonstrate ability to present scientific information from primary literature to a broad audience by oral presentation.
  • Demonstrate ability to apply basic scientific principles to formulate hypotheses that explain raw scientific data.
  • Develop a clear understanding of the utility of model genetic organisms in the field of neuroscience.

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Enrollment Information
Syllabi: 1 available
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 16623BIONB 3950  LEC 001

  • Prerequisite: BIONB 2220 or BIOMG 3300 or BIOMG 3320.